History, Literature, And Identity;: Four Centuries of Sikh Tradition

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This book examines the entire range of Sikh sacred literature produced between the sixteenth- and nineteenth century to give a comprehensive account of the Sikh tradition. Divided into five parts, it discusses the historical context of the production of Sikh literature and also the development of Sikh identity. The first part of the book (1500-1605) explores the compositions of the first five Gurus and the next analyses the literary genre characterizing the 'phase of confrontation' with the state (1606-75). The third (1675 ...

History, Literature, And Identity;: Four Centuries of Sikh Tradition 2011, OUP India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780198070740

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